July 5, 2021 – Western and Northern Ontario Weather Outlook

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Thunder Bay – Weather – There are air quality alerts and some heat warnings still in effect for the region for Monday, July 5, 2021.

Thunder Bay Outlook

Thunder Bay remains under both a heat warning and a air quality alert. The forecast is for a mix of sun and cloud today. It will become sunny this afternoon. Local smoke from forest fires will impact air quality. Winds will becoming northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 this morning. High of 31. Humidex will make it feel more like 36. The UV index 9 or very high.

Tonight will see clear skies with local smoke this evening. Winds will be from the northwest at 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light late this evening. Winds will becoming north 20 before morning. Low overnight of 13.

Sioux Lookout Weather

Sioux Lookout is under an air quality alert today. Environment Canada reports, “High levels of air pollution due to smoke from forest fires are expected.

“Smoke plumes from several forest fires will affect the area as the wind direction remains out of the northwest through this afternoon. Air quality is likely to deteriorate if the smoke descends to ground level.

“As winds become northeasterly by Tuesday, smoke will be directed toward Manitoba. Air quality is expected to improve as a result”.

Weather wise, it is 20 to start the morning in Sioux Lookout. Skies are a mix of sun and cloud. There is a 30 per cent chance of showers early this morning. Clearing near noon. Local smoke. Wind becoming northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 early this morning. High 25. Humidex 29. UV index 9 or very high.

Tonight will see increasing cloudiness. Local smoke this evening. Wind northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. Low 8.

Washaho Cree Nation

It is far cooler in the northern regions of Ontario. It is currently 4 in Washaho Cree Nation. The forecast is calling for periods of rain. There will be a risk of a thunderstorm early this morning. Winds will be from the northeast at 40 km/h gusting to 60. Temperature steady near plus 5. UV index 2 or low.

Tonight will see those periods of rain ending this evening then partly cloudy skies. Winds will be from the north at 30 km/h gusting to 50. Low plus 1.

Kenora and Lake of the Woods

It is 19 this morning in Kenora. The forecast is calling for a mix of sun and cloud. Local smoke will be impacting the region. Winds will become northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High for Monday of 27. Humidex will make it feel more like 30. The UV index 8 or very high.

Tonight a few clouds with increasing cloudiness after midnight. Local smoke in the area. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40. Low 10.

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